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Cops To Crack Down On Coney Island’s Costumed Characters

In response to pressure from local politicians, the city is sending an additional 20 officers to Coney Island this summer to clear out costumed...

Greenfield Partners With Doe Fund To Clean Up Midwood And Borough...

Councilman David Greenfield announced at a press conference Thursday that his office is partnering with the Doe Fund -- a non-profit that provides homeless...

Deutsch Funds Graffiti, Trash Removal For B/Q Subway Overpasses From Avenue...

The trash problem beneath the Brighton line subway overpasses in Midwood and Sheepshead Bay is finally going to get a little better after years of complaints...

City Council Cracks Down On Illegal Clothing Donation Bins

The City Council passed a bill cracking down on illegal clothing donation bins Thursday. The law - proposed by Councilman Vincent Gentile - penalizes organizations that put drop-off...

Another Day Documenting 86th Street’s Trash Problem

Really, people. Is it that hard to hit the garbage can? This poor tree was just hanging out on 86th Street and 20th Avenue when someone decided...

Sheepshead Bay’s NYCHA Tenants Say They’re Begging For Heat

Tenants of the Sheepshead Bay's Nostrand Houses (2955 Avenue W) say their landlord, the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA), has failed to deliver...

After Complaints, Waldbaum’s Keeps Parking Lot Clean

A spotless Waldbaums parking lot sat silently in the dark Autumn evening. The grocery chain, which nests at 18th Avenue and New Utrecht, has...

61st Precinct Deputy Inspector Carlos Valdez To Be MBCG Guest Speaker...

Deputy Inspector Carlos Valdez, commanding officer of the 61st Precinct, will be the guest speaker at the next meeting of the Manhattan Beach Community...

Congratulations, 11235 Has The Highest Car Insurance In New York State

Apparently, the four car owners in Sheepshead Bay that actually have their car registered in 11235 are paying the highest rates for car insurance...

Homeless Shelter Moves Into Former Windjammer, Sharing Space With Alleged Hot...

Using emergency provisions, the New York City Department of Homeless Services has moved nearly 20 families into the Lyghthouse Inn, an alleged pay-by-hour hotel...

Residents Say Car Break-Ins Plague Cropsey Avenue

A concerned neighbor alerted Community Board 11 to a string of car break-ins and vandalism along Cropsey Avenue during the group's October 7 meeting. A man...

Colton Demands Signs Telling Pet Owners To Pick Up Poop

The following is a press release from the offices of Assemblyman William Colton: Assembly Member William Colton (47th Assembly District – Brooklyn) has called on...

Former Cropsey Ave Nursing Home To Be 24-Story Condo Tower

The long-blighted structure at 2300 Cropsey Avenue, formerly a nursing home, will be demolished and replaced with a 24-story residential and office tower. Located at...

Tomorrow: Guest Speaker Chaim Deutsch, Various Community Issues On Tap For...

The next meeting of the Manhattan Beach Community Group (MBCG) will be Wednesday, September 17 at 8:00pm inside Public School 195, 131 Irwin Street...

After Latest Bedbug Discovery On Subway, Local Pols Demand MTA Notify...

The following is a press release from the offices of Councilman Mark Treyger and Assemblyman Bill Colton: Council Member Mark Treyger and Assembly Member Bill...